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Latest state capture arrests explained: who, what, why?

State capture arrests explained

Until last week, Thoshan Panday, Vincent Smith, and Edwin Sodi were probably relaxing into the end of the year, enjoying the perks of the level 1 lockdown and planning their December vacations. But this week, all of them have been named in high-profile corruption cases, and they have been arrested, in a massive corruption clean-up operation by the country’s top prosecutors and police.

Explainer: 2.2 million lose their jobs… what’s up with SA’s latest unemployment stats?

Statistics South Africa

Statistics South Africa has just released the latest employment statistics in the form of the Quarterly Labour Force Survey (QLFS), and they reveal the true impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on employment in the country. As expected, the numbers released on Tuesday make for grim reading, but there are things that we can do in …

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EXPLAINER: The first black woman to run as US vice president

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite guides on the US election’s latest news personality. Sarah Evans Roughly a year ago, the US election, due to take place this November, was the biggest news on Earth. With the likes of Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, both leftist candidates, in the running against the much-reviled US …

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